Enamel lapel badge from the XIV Olympic Regatta held at Henley in 1948.
This badge belonged to Amy Gentry who rowed for Weybridge Ladies Amateur Rowing Club in the early 20th century. It is not known if she competed in the Olympic Regatta but would certainly have been a spectator.
The badge comprises of a small metal oar with an enamelled red white and blue cockrel sat atop a white arch cotaining in the words 'XIVE Olympiade'. '1948 Henley' is printed in black on the tip of the blade.
Made by Fraisse-Demey of Paris.
Illuminated wooden oar spoon. Celebrating the Cambridge University Crew in the 1923 Boat Race who lost by 3/4 length in 20 minutes and 54 seconds. Includes all the names of the crew members.
W F Smith, F W Law, K N Craig, S H Heap,
B G Ivory,
T D A Collet,
R E Morrison,
T R B Sanders (CREW)
R A L Balfour (COX)
Programme for the centenary boat race, 1929.
Written by William Wimbledon Hill the programme has soft light and dark blue covers. Running to 96 pages, it includes a foreword by Guy Nickalls, details on each of the 99 previous races, numerous adverts and illustrations.
Bows of the Cambridge University Boat Club boat used in the 1877 dead heat Boat Race, decorated with the crest and names of crew members of Cambridge University Boat Club and Oxford University Boat Club.
A small leather bound autograph album containing pages signed by the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race Crews of 1924 & 1926, and the Oxford Crew of 1925.
The 1925 Oxford crew famously sank due to bad weather conditions, and Cambridge went on to win in a time of 21 minutes and 5 seconds.
The only two other occassions when sinking has determind the result of the race were in 1859 and 1978.
An album page signed by the Cambridge crew of the 1951 Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race. Cambridge won by 12 lengths.
Rectangular pink piece of paper with signatures of the crew in ink on the front.
'The Cambridge Boating Waltz' - music composed by Thomas Preston and dedicated to DCR Stuart Esq, Cambridge Stroke. Published by Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd, London 1908.
Cambridge won the 1908 Boat Race by three lengths. EW Powell was president, with DCR Stuart as stroke and JS Burn at five.